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Doctor of Physical Therapy

Lynn Frank


Academic Coordinator of Clinical Education

Physical Therapy
Assistant Professor

Health Sciences Center, CHS267
1320 W. Lombard St.
Davenport, IA 52804


Lynn Frank, PT, MPT, NCS

Collaborates in implementing individual student plans for clinical education, assists with neuromuscular therapeutics and coordinates the course on management of the medically complex patient. Her clinical practice includes acute care and neuro rehabilitation.

She is a board certified neurologic clinical specialist, and a credentialed trainer for both APTA's Credentialed Clinical Instructor and Advanced Credentialed Clinical Instructor programs.

Read Lynn's CV (pdf)

Education and Training

MPT, University of Iowa
Physical Therapy

BA, ibid
General Science



  • Board Certified Clinical Specialist in Neurologic Physical Therapy
  • APTA Advance Clinical Instructor Trainer 
  • APTA Credentialed Trainer
  • APTA Credentialed Clinical Instructor
  • Certification in Neurodevelopmental Treatment of Adult Hemiplegia


Current Teaching Responsibilities in the Entry-Level Physical Therapy Program

  • DPT 515 Professional Seminar, Fall Semester
  • DPT 630 Neuromuscular Therapeutics, Fall Semester
  • DPT 680 Clinical Education, Fall Semester
  • DPT 782 Clinical Education, Fall Semester
  • DPT 784 Clinical Education, Fall Semester
  • DPT 580 Clinical Education, Winter Semester
  • DPT 780 Clinical Education, Spring Semester
  • DPT 582 Clinical Education, Summer Semester
  • DPT 781 Clinical Education, Summer Semester
  • DPT 830 Management of the Medically Complex Patient, Summer Semester


Recent Publications and Presentations

Frank LM. Intense In-Home Physical Therapy for a Patient 17 Years Post-Traumatic Brain Injury – A Case Report. Poster Presentation, APTA Combined Sections Meeting, Indianapolis, IN, February 2015

Sass K, Frank LM, Thiele A, Newton A, Hartung SJ, Bork B. Physical Therapy Clinicians' Perspectives on Clinical Education. Journal of Physical Therapy Education. 2011. 25(3):46-52.


Honors and Awards

  • St. Ambrose Physical Therapy Program Special Recognition Award, 2000

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